Vietnam

Six decades after the Korean War ended, President Barack Obama said Saturday that American veterans deserved a better homecoming from a war-weary nation and that their legacy is the 50 million people who live freely in a democratic South Korea. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: No War Should Ever Be Forgotten, No Veteran Overlooked

Six decades after the Korean War ended, President Barack Obama said Saturday that American veterans deserved a better homecoming from a war-weary nation and that their legacy is the 50 million people who live freely in a democratic South Korea.

07/27/2013

File photo of the customs line at Dulles International Airport. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Raw Chickens Seized From Traveler From Vietnam

Customs officials say 20 small black raw chickens were seized from a passenger arriving from Vietnam at Dulles International Airport outside Washington.

05/02/2013

The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee have added their names to the growing list of lawmakers asking the Pentagon to lower the ranking of a new medal for cyber fighters. (Photo credit SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Urge Pentagon To Lower Ranking Of ‘Cyber Fighter’ Medal Below Bronze Star, Purple Heart

The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee have added their names to the growing list of lawmakers asking the Pentagon to lower the ranking of a new medal for cyber fighters.

03/11/2013

File photo of Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Collins Says She’ll Oppose Hagel Confirmation

A moderate Republican senator said Wednesday she’ll oppose the confirmation of Chuck Hagel to become President Barack Obama’s secretary of defense, while other GOP senators signaled they may delay a floor vote on the nomination unless the White House provides more information about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

02/13/2013

File photo of former Sen. Chuck Hagel. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Approves Pentagon Nominee Chuck Hagel

A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation’s defense secretary.

02/12/2013

Sen. Carl Levin has pushed ahead on the Senate vote on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel despite Republican calls for more information.(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Despite GOP Calls For More Information, Senate Pushes Ahead On Hagel Vote

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee pushed ahead Monday with plans for a vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be defense secretary despite Republican demands for more financial information from President Barack Obama’s choice.

02/11/2013

File photo of Sen. John Kerry today before he was confirmed for Secretary of State. (credit: Getty Images)

Senate Confirms Kerry Nomination for State Dept.

The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state.

01/29/2013

File photo of former Sen. Chuck Hagel. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

As Pentagon Front-Runner, Hagel Has Strong Obama Ties

President Barack Obama’s top candidate for defense secretary is a contrarian Republican moderate and decorated Vietnam combat veteran who’s likely to support a more rapid withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan.

12/16/2012

US President Barack Obama(C) and Vice President Joe Biden arrive at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for ceremonies to commemorate the Vietnam War?s 50th anniversary (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Hanoi Opens 3 New Areas In Search For MIAs

The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister of defense told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a meeting here.

06/04/2012

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